Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb irrigate

2 senses of irrigate

Sense 1
water, irrigate -- (supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields")
       => wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")

Sense 2
irrigate -- (supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting; "irrigate the wound")
       => treat, care for -- (provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics")

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